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(WHNT) – With the recent drop in COVID-19 cases across the state, many school systems are loosening mask requirements.

News 19 has put together a list of where schools in our area stand:

Colbert County

  • Colbert County Schools
    • Masks optional but preferred when social distancing can’t be achieved
  • Muscle Shoals City Schools 
    • Masks preferred
  • Sheffield City Schools
    • Masks preferred
  • Tuscumbia City Schools
    • Mask preferred

DeKalb County

  • DeKalb County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Fort Payne City Schools
    • Mask preferred

Franklin County

  • Franklin County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Russellville City Schools 
    • Mask preferred

Giles County, Tenn

  • Giles County Schools
    • Mask preferred

Jackson County

  • Jackson County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Scottsboro City Schools
    • Masks optional

Lauderdale County

  • Lauderdale County Schools 
    • Mask preferred
  • Florence City Schools 
    • Mask preferred

Lawrence County, Ala.

  • Lawrence County Schools
    • Mask preferred

Lawrence County, Tenn.

  • Lawrence County Schools
    • Mask preferred

Limestone County

  • Limestone County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Athens City Schools
    • Mask preferred

Lincoln County, Tenn.

  • Lincoln County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Fayetteville City Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Riverside Christian Academy
    • Mask preferred

Madison County

  • Madison County Schools
    • Masks optional but highly recommended
  • Huntsville City Schools
    • Masks required
  • Madison City Schools
    • Masks required

Marshall County

  • Marshall County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Albertville City Schools 
    • Mask preferred
  • Arab City Schools
    • Mask required
  • Boaz City Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Guntersville City Schools
    • Mask preferred

Morgan County

  • Morgan County Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Decatur City Schools
    • Mask preferred
  • Hartselle City Schools
    • Mask preferred

These policies can change quickly. If we happened to miss an update to policies, please let us know by emailing whnt@nexstardigital.com.